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The Joy of Gingerbread

Time to say “goodbye” to your jack-o’-lanterns and “hello” to your favorite holiday decorations. As November leads into December, fill your calendar with the many seasonal activities going on in the Chatham County area. For starters, we hope to see you at The Root Cellar’s Gingerbread Decorating events throughout the month of December. Additionally, they will be offering pre-ordered, scratch-made Thanksgiving dinners to kick off the holiday season. For the next two months, and beyond, The Root Cellar invites you to make yourself right at home.  

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A Ghostly Holiday

You’ve ordered the signature pumpkin spice latte at your favorite cafe. You’ve passed dozens of Halloween decorations in the aisles of the department store. You’ve even started thinking about costume ideas and exploring the internet for some unique inspiration. Fall is in the air and on your mind, but are you ready for Halloween?

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Prepare for Porkapalooza

You read it right, your favorite food “meats” a classic fall celebration at The Root Cellar’s 7th Annual Porkapalooza. With seven years in the making, be assured that the porky deliciousness just keeps getting better every year. On Saturday, October 6th from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., enjoy a taste of Pittsboro’s cuisine at The Root Cellar and neighbor House of Hops. Located at 35 Suttles Road in Pittsboro, the fun won’t be hard to find. Just follow your nose…and your appetite. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Fall on the Haw

The weather starts cooling off, the leaves begin to change and it becomes obvious that fall is in the air. Just because the seasons are changing does not mean you can’t keep exploring the great North Carolina outdoors. As a matter of fact, the Haw River is still flowing and still welcomes you for a visit. If you have not stopped by in a while, there are many changes to the recreational areas that may stand out to you. For nature lovers, the fun continues as the progress towards uniting public enjoyment and conservation together perseveres.

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What’s Hoppenin’ at House of Hops

24 rotating draft beers, 400 bottled and canned beers, fill or buy a growler – it’s all available at House of Hops! Opening in Pittsboro just two months ago, this delicious pit stop keeps their taps running and their customers intrigued with a unique selection of hoppy beverages. What goes best with a cool, summer drink? Outdoor music! House of Hops welcomes Sounds of Summer to their patio along with a multitude of North Carolina performers. Find out more about how your summer could sound, and taste, a bit better with House of Hops:

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Summerfest in a Small Town

As the days get even longer, we find ourselves growing even closer to this year’s Summerfest in Pittsboro, NC! This year, join us as we sponsor the second annual celebration of summertime festivities. Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 1st from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. in downtown Pittsboro, at 8 Hillsboro Street. Keep this annual tradition going!

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A Day at Celebrity Dairy

Take a break from the pace of the city and enjoy all the comforts of home at Celebrity Dairy. As a 300-acre dairy in rural Chatham County, you are surrounded by a plethora of homemade products, ranging from pastries, to preserves, to soaps. Their products and services are perfect for a variety of events and occasions for a “staycation” or welcoming guests to the Siler City area.

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Open Studio in Fearrington Village

When it comes to lodging, dining, shopping and spa treatments, Fearrington Village has your list covered. What you may not know is that Fearrington Village is called home to many local artists and their studios. This month, artists will be opening the doors to their very own studios to invite you to see their creativity at work for free. From Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, we hope to see you with your own new piece of art!

Within this guide to Fearrington Village’s Open Studio Tour, find some useful tips for purchasing your first piece!

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Bringing the Heat to the Season

A few weeks ago, you read about many of the fall festivals that are taking place in the Chatham County area. This week, we hope you are gearing up your anticipation and palate for the 10th Annual Pepperfest! Located at Briar Chapel’s Meadow Park in Chapel Hill on Sunday, September 24 from 3 p.m.-6 p.m., there is plenty of time left to plan your visit.

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Fall is for Festivals

What two words go together better than “fall” and “festival?” This month, experience all of the fall excitement through many of the fall festivals taking place in Chatham County. If fall is your favorite time of year, there is no shortness of celebration happening here!

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